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'''Roger Meddows Taylor''', (born 1949-07-26) is a musician, best known for his work with the band [[Queen]] primarily played percussion, but often played various other instruments. He also composed music and lyrics and sang in several songs. Taylor continues to perform as Queen with [[Brian May]] and various vocalists to replace [[Freddie Mercury]]. Taylor also began a solo project called [[The Cross]] and played with various other groups over the years.
 
'''Roger Meddows Taylor''', (born 1949-07-26) is a musician, best known for his work with the band [[Queen]] primarily played percussion, but often played various other instruments. He also composed music and lyrics and sang in several songs. Taylor continues to perform as Queen with [[Brian May]] and various vocalists to replace [[Freddie Mercury]]. Taylor also began a solo project called [[The Cross]] and played with various other groups over the years.
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* [[Strange Frontier]] - Solo
 
* [[Strange Frontier]] - Solo
 
* [[Happiness?]] - Solo
 
* [[Happiness?]] - Solo
* [Electric Fire]] - Solo
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* [[Fun On Earth]] - Solo
 
* [[Fun On Earth]] - Solo
 
* [[Shove It]] - [[The Cross]]
 
* [[Shove It]] - [[The Cross]]
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===Gallery===
 
===Gallery===
 
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John Deacon - c. 1967 - Opposition.jpg|c. 1967, with pre-Queen band, Opposition.
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Roger Taylor - c. 1969 with Brian May in Smile.jpg|c. 1969. With [[Brian May]] in [[Smile]].
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Roger Taylor - 1976.jpg|1976.
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Roger Taylor - 1985 at Musicland Studio, Munich.jpg|1985. Musicland studio in Munich.
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Roger Taylor - c. 2013.jpg|c. 2013.
 
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Revision as of 15:38, 2 August 2018

Roger Taylor (c. 2013).

Roger Meddows Taylor, (born 1949-07-26) is a musician, best known for his work with the band Queen primarily played percussion, but often played various other instruments. He also composed music and lyrics and sang in several songs. Taylor continues to perform as Queen with Brian May and various vocalists to replace Freddie Mercury. Taylor also began a solo project called The Cross and played with various other groups over the years.

I learned about Roger Taylor through his work with the band Queen. Since he's not nearly as extravagant as Freddie, or as deep as Brian, I always viewed him as the third most important member of the group. His songs, while fun, were often overshadowed, but he's still a great songwriter and singer.

Songs With Queen

Queen

Queen II

Sheer Heart Attack

A Night At the Opera

A Day At the Races

News of the World

Jazz

The Game

Flash Gordon: Original Soundtrack

Hot Space

The Works

A Kind of Magic

The Miracle

Innuendo

Made In Heaven

Other Albums

Other Songs

Media

Gallery

Links